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Regular Scenic Excursions

Coach Class Seating is general admission aboard our open window 1920’s era Rock Island Railroad cars. Seating will be assigned prior to your arrival and indicated on your tickets upon pickup from Will Call. Groups wishing to sit together should book their tickets in the same purchase. The 1960’s era Chicago & Northwestern gallery cars are not currently available.

Adult – $20
Child – $10

Ride in style aboard one of our newly redone First Class table cars. These are table and chair seats with four seats per table. The cars offer heating and A/C. Each First Class passenger will receive a take home souvenir. Seating in the First Class cars are sold by the table with up to four passengers per table. Groups with more than four passengers will need to reserve additional tables. This option will be available after May 8, 2021.

$120 per Table (seating between 1 and 4 passengers)

Enjoy the sights and sounds of your train ride aboard our newly constructed Open Air car. Guests will ride aboard an open car that allows taking in the scenery without the encumbrances of windows. Comfortable wooden benches, facing outward, provide seating for each group. Seating aboard this car is sold by the bench, with each bench accommodating up to 5 passengers. No more than five, regardless of age, will be permitted to be seated per bench.

$100 per Bench (seating between 1 and 5 passengers)

There is no Dome Class seating option available during the regular operating portion of 2021. This option will be available during THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride. Dome Class seating is in the dome of the Northern Pacific Vistadome car. Enjoy views of 360º as you look out over the train. Seating in the dome on each trip is very limited. These are table and chair seats with four seats per table.


Admission Fares

Coach Class Seating
Adult – $20
Child – $10

First Class
Seating between 1 & 4 Passengers – $120 per table
(Maximum 4 people)

Open Air Seating
Seating between 1 & 5 Passengers – $100 per bench
(Maximum 5 people)

Dome Seating

Adult (Age 12+)
Child (Ages 2 – 11)
Under 2 – Free

Unavailable during the regular 2021 Season

Fares for Special Events such as The Dinosaur Adventure Train and THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride vary. Fares quoted do not include a convenience fee for online and phone reservations.

For more assistance with reservations, please call 1-800-74-TRAIN. For group tours and charters please visit the Charter Trips page.